Applicants for UTMB’s MD-PhD Combined Degree Program must submit an application via the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS). A minimum of two letters of recommendation must be provided from individuals who can comment on the applicant's abilities and achievements in
conducting scholarly research.
Applicants are required to take the MCAT. The GRE is not required for admission.
Applicants also must complete the TMDSAS Application and the UTMB School of Medicine prerequisite requirements for admission. More information may be found on the School of Medicine Admission Requirements page. Courses must be completed at regionally accredited
U.S. colleges and universities.
Applicants for UTMB’s MD-PhD Combined Degree Program must submit an application via the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) by the deadline of November 1st, 2023
As noted on the requirements page, only applicants who are permanent U.S. residents or American citizens will be considered for interview and admission.
The School of Medicine requires all applicants to sit for the CASPer test. The CASPer Test (Computer-Based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics) is a mandatory online 90-minute computer-based test used to assist with the selection process.
This test assesses non-cognitive skills and interpersonal characteristics. No applicant will be given an acceptance without a score on file.
For admissions questions, please contact:
MD-PhD Combined Degree Program
The University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555
Tel: (409) 772-3633